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Mid America Motorworks, My Garage Museum

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2018 Corvette fun fest

The grounds and facilities were very well prepared lots of Corvettes parts accessories several... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Graham, Kentucky
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Cars, cars and more

There is several in cars in the museum. If you are interested in old cars, you will enjoy time... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Cowden, Illinois
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17082 N US Highway 45, Effingham, IL 62401-6764
+1 217-540-4200
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a neat little hidden gem for those who love cars, especially Corvettes. This place is a destination of sorts for Corvette lovers every year, and even locals like to check it out.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KaitlinC106
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The grounds and facilities were very well prepared lots of Corvettes parts accessories several seminars and there were several parts including personal to install them the Saturday night concert was awesome the band very lively name of the band Decades Rewind

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The Museum isn’t impressive at all ! Don’t drive from far away to see this , it’s a waste of time and gas ! It used to have 2 museums a VW side and a corvette . Now it just has a real small vet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

There is several in cars in the museum. If you are interested in old cars, you will enjoy time spent here. There was two parts I really enjoyed. One was the employees in the part area. It was very interesting watching the bins coming around...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank shall3957
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was good, had some Corvette promo types their I have only read about , also interesting too see the Volkswagen cars shown as well.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This place has some unique corvettes and stories to go with them. Not something we do again anytime soon but definitely a good one time place to see

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jennyt1975
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A fun place to visit when in our area. A step back in time that is worth doing. Clean, well kept place

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank debellis742017
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Not a Corvette guy but wow some nice ones here! Very welcoming staff answered all my questions. Gotta return soon when i finally buy a Corvette!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank desertstormvet68
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Mid America Motorworks is a definite must-see if you're passing through Effingham, especially if you're a Corvette or Volkswagen enthusiast! The staff is super friendly as well.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LisaM7935
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a small museum (FREE!) which has auto memoriablia, corvettes and Volkswagens. Items were offered for sale and some were vintage. Some freebie posters were available and if you made a donation to the museum you were allowed to select a pin. The museum...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Pairadocs92
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Freddie F
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Response from Teresa C | Reviewed this property |
They are open till 5 Mon-Sat
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Response from 397rayn | Reviewed this property |
No I don't